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's nothing left to divide. >> the focus is it the automatic tax increases force us into the cliff come monday total 55 billion for defense or domestic spending into the future. >> it is a nightmare. >> it is a total disaster to create chaos. >> drive the economy off the fiscal cliff. john: really? one says sequestration may be okay. russ roberts comment not a horrible crisis? >> government spending is 3.8 trillion. you will cut 100 billion? that is one deck chair on the titanic. john: it is good across the board. >> if their actual cuts. i would do 20% across-the-board but that scares people because they think let's save the things that are important and cut the things that are not. it is all important. the tax increases sound scarier of 400 billion but we have a $1 trillion deficit. each year we spend $1 trillion more than we take 10. so to raise taxes by 400 billion we have already raised them 1 trillion in the future. it is probably a good idea to say the spending is not a free lunch. john: and they're not talking about get rid of deductions and make it simpler. >> tax reform is great ther
. this is his chosen forum. i'm surprised he hasn't used it more, because we do know that until the election, he was actually hiding from the media on this issue. >> alan, maybe you can explain the president's-- >> i'm here to speak for the president. >> and his defense ambassador rice added fuel to the fire. you heard him say that the white house sent her out on to the sunday morning talk shows and then he says don't go after her because she didn't have anything to do with benghazi, so why is she on the sunday morning talk shows. >> she represents the administration, and the administration decided to put her out on the sunday morning talk shows, what was her involvement with benghazi, was she part of a coverup. >> of course not. there were strains of intelligence coming in. and david ignatius washington post, reporting early on there was a report video. the president himself used aed word terror in the rose garden and the day after. it seems like the right wing media is trying to make something here, tried to do it during the the election as if it would somehow change the results of election an
of coverage because we are still or some of us are still so devastated by it. i think overall the media is going to move on to the election. there is going to be a second day story on mayor bloomberg's decision not to cancel the marathon. it's a big debate this weekend. >> i just have to give a shout out our fox forecasters who on thursday before the storm was going to hit how bad it could be. eric whimple apparently slammed her and said, given what we know about the storm, as it makes its way to land fall is it too vindicate dean and her employer. no way. more whimple you are not a meteorologist and janice did a great job. >> next on news watch, hurricane sandy spins over the east coast and the media spin and the coverage. >> hurricane sandy pounds the east coast. did the wall to wall coverage of the devastation drown out coverage of the campaign? and the media turned a spotlight on obama post storm efforts but what did the media give governor romney. answers next on news watch. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your wo
in guiding our nation. [ applause ] >> tonight in this election you, the american people reminded us while our world has -- our road has been hard and journey been long we have picked ourselves up. we have fought our way back. we know in our hearts that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> jon: that the way election night ended. so considering it all, jim, after more than a year long campaign, it's over? did it fit the media narrative? >> it ended the way the media wanted it to end. the feeling perspective let's go back to july 10th, 2004 when evan thomas of newsweek said media support for democrats, quote, maybe 15 points. on october 17th, 2004 he amended that to five points. he won by two points. >> jon: you think if media were absolutely fair, mitt romney would be president? >> let's let the viewers judge for themselves. let's go to the media centers where i found those quotes and other quotes from other reporters up including jim of politico most of the people he met in journalism vote democratic. then you might make the argument helped the president a great dea
talked in the acceptance speech about getting-- getting us off of foreign oil. how? >> you know what that means-- >> that's what he means. >> and i would predict this, you will see floated during this term, a carbon tax idea. but something like immigration reform i think he could be serious. >> and you think that republicans-- kim, would republicans be willing to work with the president on immigration reform? there's a lot of bad feeling from the first term on that because of the way the president attacked the arizona law and tried to make republicans looks like they were anti-hispanic. >> that's right. and i think some of this will depend on what lessons the republicans take out of this election, demographically as we were talking about, whether there isn't some self-interest to them and actually taking a lead on immigration reform, although there's a lot of-- what we did on tuesday, status quo to government, divided government. i don't see a huge amount of willingness on either side other than the the immediate things they will have to deal with like the fiscal cliff, to work on an
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